There is no doubt. Unequivocal.

June 12, 2007 at 5:42 am | Posted in Climate change, Evidence, Global warming, IPCC, My graphics, Observations, OmniGraffle, Unequivocal, Visual aids, Visual Spatial | Leave a comment

Warming of the climate system is unequivocal, as is now evident from observations of increases in global average air and ocean temperatures, widespread melting of snow and ice, and rising global mean sea level (see Figure SPM-3). {3.2, 4.2, 5.5}

IPCC SPM2feb07.pdf ~ look it up yourself: open the Adobe Acrobat document and search on ‘unequivocal‘. It appears once. It is not a word to be used flippantly or taken lightly.

IPCC Unequivocal chart

un·e·quiv·o·cal (ŭnĭ-kwĭvə-kəl) pronunciation

Admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; clear and unambiguous:

Warming of the climate system is unequivocal

IPCC, 2007: Summary for Policymakers. In: Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Solomon, S., D. Qin, M. Manning, Z. Chen, M. Marquis, K.B. Averyt, M.Tignor and H.L. Miller (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA.


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